Enterprise Architect - EXCELLENT PENSION

Durham Permanent £70,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Extremely varied and complex work
  • Hybrid, EXCELLENT benefits and best in class pension

About Our Client

Our client is a public sector organisation - As such it offers incredible benefits and stability, and increasingly diverse range of programmes and hybrid flexible working arrangements.

Job Description

  • Architecture Design: Develop and implement ICT solutions, technology roadmaps, and design standards across the organization.
  • Strategic Oversight: Define "as-is" and "to-be" architectures, prepare technical artifacts for GDS assessments, and develop business cases.
  • Complex Problem Solving: Analyse and address complex business problems, translating designs into user-friendly processes and systems.
  • Standardization: Set direction for standards, tools, techniques, and methods, ensuring consistency and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Technology Monitoring: Evaluate new and emerging tools and technologies to enhance organizational capabilities.
  • Lead research initiatives and keep abreast of technological advances.
  • Develop domain knowledge and expertise, and support the organization's future needs through continuous learning.
  • Develop partnerships within the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Engage in procurement, ensuring compliance with policies and handling commercial and financial information sensitively.
  • Lead strategic procurement of hardware and software.
  • Ensure delivery of quality outputs and alignment with business and ICT strategic directions.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Directors, SMT, Service Managers, Suppliers, and other internal and external stakeholder groups.

The Successful Applicant

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in business change, strategic planning, and implementation.
  • Ability to evaluate and communicate complex data.
  • Design of scalable enterprise solutions.
  • Assurance of supplier designs.
  • Broad technical knowledge in web applications, services, and cloud architectures.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and negotiation skills.



  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship building.
  • Translating strategy into innovative solutions.
  • Experience with cloud technology, mobile apps, and collaborative tools.
  • Designing architectures for high-volume digital services.
  • Budget management and cost analysis.
  • Communicating with stakeholders up to board level.


  • Experience in IT Architecture, System Design, or ICT implementation.

What's on Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in a public sector organisation going through a period of significant transformation. In addition to a salary of between £70,000 and £80,000 (DoE), there are some excellent benefits on offer which can be discussed during the screening process.

Additionally the role offers a good degree of hybrid working and flexibility.

Ben McColl
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0480

Job summary

Job function
Enterprise Architecture
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Ben McColl
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0480
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